Safety Articles

Facility managers are often charged with health and safety responsibilities, including fire safety and alarm systems, OSHA inspections, ergonomics, emergency preparedness and disaster planning, and much more.

FM Issue: Safety Pays

Guest Contributor David Casavant outlines the tangible ways to discover the ROI of... [...]

Stronger Criminal Enforcement for Workplace Fatalities and Injuries

Change to Win Health and Safety Coordinator Eric Frumin called for stronger criminal sanctions for ignoring safety hazards that lead to a worker's death or serious... [...]

OSHA Announces Rulemaking on Combustible Dust Hazards

Since 1980, more than 130 workers have been killed and more than 780 injured in combustible dust... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Blastec From CINTEC America

This system is designed to reinforce a variety of masonry wall types in either solid or windowed... [...]

This Week In Safety: NAOSH Week And OSHP Day (5/6/09)

Thousands of occupational safety, health, and environmental members of ASSE are joining with the OSHA Alliance Program partners, businesses, and organizations to promote workplace safety during NAOSH Week (this week) and Occupational Safety and Health Professional (OSHP) Day, May... [...]

From Poor Richard: Open Letter to Big Media — Thanks for Nothing!

Pick your favorite crisis and decide which of these REALLY justified sounding the global panic alarm: Pending Ice Age? Killer Bees? Y2K Meltdown? SARS? EBOLA? AIDS? Ozone Layer? Global Warming? Avian Flu? CO2? Polar Bears?... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Heavyweight Scrub Brush System

This product line from Heavyweight Solutions eases the pressure on cleaning... [...]

Swine Flu: Key Facts for Facility Professionals

On Sunday (4/26/09), the U.S. Department of Homeland Security declared a public health emergency in a bid to stop the spread of a swine flu virus. As of today (4/28/09), the World Health Organization has raised its pandemic alert level based on newly gathered... [...]

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Services & Maintenance: At The Ready

Contributor Paul Flannigan discusses the components of fire system... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: LadderUP Safety Post

This product from The Bilco Company is now available in safety... [...]